Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Buffalo Raceway Picks for Wednesday 7-6

Below are my picks for Buffalo Raceway's 11-race on Wednesday afternoon that has a new post time of 1:30 p.m. You can wager on Buffalo Raceway throughout North America via TwinSpires, BetAmerica, TVG, HPIbet and various others ADW and simulcast locations. In the Handicapping Challenge, Wayne Teaven leads the way with 131 wins followed race host Paige Usiak with 115 and me with 105. 

                            WEDNESDAY, JULY 6TH, POST TIME: 1:30 p.m.


I will play $2 win tickets on each race along with a $2 cold exacta and $1 trifecta keys. I'll also play $2 daily doubles along with $1 straight, ice cold Pick 3, Pick 4 and Pick 5.

Saturday afternoon, we had four winners, Silver Arrow ($2.90) in the second, Ohio Prince ($3.90) in the fourth, Timeto Communicate ($2.30) in the eighth and Jimmy C R ($5.20) in the tenth.

Saturday afternoon's total winnings: $14.30

Wednesday afternoon's total investment: $76.00

Win percentage: 105-for-423, 24%

Top selection in the money: 274-for-423, 71%

Best bet: 15-for-41, 40%

BANKROLL: minus $1118.10

HANDICAPPING CHALLENGE:

Wayne Teaven: 131

Paige Usiak: 115

Brian Mazurek: 105

Monday, January 3, 2022

Buffalo Raceway "By The Numbers"

With Buffalo Raceway ready to kick off the 2022 season on Wednesday, January 26th at 6 p.m., it's time to take a unique look at the Hamburg half-mile oval, located at the Erie County Fairgrounds, by the numbers.

80: The number of seasons Buffalo Raceway has conducted a live harness racing meet.

66: The number of live racing dates set for 2022 at Buffalo Raceway.

21: The number of 6 p.m. post times during the 2022 season.

45: The number at 1:30 p.m. post times during the 2022 campaign.

522: The amount of betting races contested at Buffalo Raceway in 2021.

124: The number of victories that came from the inside post during 2021.

95:  The two post produced this number of show finishes in 2021, the most of any other.

33: The number of times the eight post finished in the money in 2021.

46: The win percentage for post time favorites at Buffalo Raceway in 2021.

43: The number of different drivers with a least one start last year.

27: The number of different drivers with at least won trip to the winner's circle in 2021.

16: The number of drivers who failed to collect a victory in 2021.

88: The number of wins for leading driver Jim Morrill Jr. had in 2021.

Driver Jim Morrill Jr.
3,320: The top average amount of earnings per start (minimum 5) recorded by Protect Blue Chip.

6: The most wins by a horse on the season at Buffalo Raceway in 2021 (Iluvtomakemoney, Protect Blue Chip, RJP, Santana Beach).

12,779: The largest recorded crowd ever at Buffalo Raceway back on July 15,1966.

109,838,235: Career purse earnings won by driver Jim Morrill Jr. in his career.

6: Number of seasons Wayne Teaven has been the Buffalo Raceway track announcer.

8: The number of track records driver Ray Fisher Jr. holds, most among all drivers currently.

425: The numbers of starts driver David McNeight III had last season at Buffalo, the most by any driver.

640: Length of the Buffalo Raceway home stretch in feet.

2: Number of Sunday matinees Buffalo Raceway will have in 2022 (June 19, June 26).

10: The various number of wagers this season (Win, place, show, exacta, trifecta, superfecta, daily double, Pick-3, Pick-4, Pick-5).

350: The various numbers of simulcast outlets wagering on Buffalo Raceway.

10,440,000: The total money wagered on Buffalo Raceway in 2021.

98: The total number of different trainers who had at least one start in 2021.

63: The number of wins Gerry Sarama had in winning the 2021 training crown.

3: The numbers of years since a trainer has won back-to-back conditioning titles since Jim Clouser Jr. did it in 2018-2019.

Trainer Gerry Sarama
27: The number of trainers who didn't get a win last season.

4: The number of cameras covering the action at the half-mile oval.

26: Steps used to get from the ground floor up to the clubhouse level.

62: There are 62 big screen televisions in the clubhouse.

92: The amount of small and personal televisions in the clubhouse.

274: Number of on-grounds stalls available at Buffalo Raceway in 2022.

91: Number of dining tables in the clubhouse.

14: The number of self-serving betting terminals.

7: Number of live wagering teller windows.

56: The number of windows in the clubhouse overlooking the frack from floor to ceiling.

371,280: Pounds of feed used on the horses in 2021.

13,260: Bags of shavings used in 2021.

464,100: Pounds of hay used for the horses in 2021.

4: The amount of new or tied track records established in 2021.




Thursday, December 2, 2021

Buffalo Raceway 2022 Schedule

Buffalo Raceway will begin the 2022 live harness racing season on Wednesday, January 26th with a 6 p.m. post time.

The action will continue on a Wednesday-Saturday basis until April 1 when Fridays will be added to the schedule with post time also set for 6 p.m.

Beginning on Wednesday, April 6, start times will be at 1:30 p.m. for all programs for the remainder of the season. Sunday racing will be held on June 19 and June 26 with Friday, June 17 and Friday, June 24 both being dark days.

The season will conclude on Saturday, July 16 at 1:30 p.m.

The schedule needs approval from the New York State Gaming Commission.

Have any questions about Buffalo Raceway? Be sure to click on the 'Ask Paige' tab at www.buffaloraceway.com

First Post Time

6:00 pm January 26 - April 2

1:30 pm April 6 - July 16

Races are subject to cancellation.

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